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FOX News
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am EDT
will be no flexibility with vladmir putin. and i will call on our nato allies to keep the greatest military alliance in history strong by honoring their commitment to each to vote 2% of their gdp to security spending. today only three of the 28 nato nations meet this benchmark. i will make further reforms to our foreign assistance to create incentives for good governance, for free enterprise and for greater trade in the middle east and beyond. i will organize all assistance efforts in the greater middle east under one official, with responsibility and accountability to prioritize efforts and to produce results. i will rally our friend and our allies to match our generosity with theirs. i will make it clear to the recipients of our aid that in return for our material support, they must meet the responsibilities of every decent, modern government, to respect the rights of all their citizens including women and minorities. to insure space for civil society, a free media, political parties, and an independent judiciary. and to abide by their international commitments to protect our dip
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 11:00am EDT
only shelling but also diplomatically they invoked the defense clause of the nato treaty and called for an emergency meeting in brussels. the other thing turkey has been doing over the past month or so is massing forces along their border, and those forces both the tanks and their artillery was used in artillery barrages that lasted about 18 hours against targets there inside syria. as for the syrians, they say this was an accident, they promise it will not happen again, and it appears as though the syrians have enough problems on their hands, they do not want to start a war with turkey going forward, though, you do have a dangerous dynamic set up here. all of a sudden now curbing key is on a war footing. it is ready for respond. if the syrian rebels under a swag operation launched a shell into turkey to try to draw a response that is something that could turn he's artillery barrages in an all-out war that could happen in a matter of a couple of hours in the middle east. right now the next 48 hours are going to be the most critical. we think the syrians have decided to take their li
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
. the nato commander says the alliance is ready to step in to defend turkey from syrian aggression. leland vittert is keeping an eye on this very serious situation live from jerusalem. leland? >> reporter: jon, what's most concerning right now is that those artillery skirmishes between the syrians and the turks are continuing unabated. we are now beginning to get to the second week of those artillery skirmishes which are continuing. the nato chief of staff is saying that he is ready and his forces are ready to defend turkey against outside aggression by syria. and this comes as turkey is now beefing up its artillery, tank military presence and then also moving forward some f-16 fighter jets, forward deploying them to near the syrian border which has become increasingly intense over the past week or so. this can serve not only as a warning to the syrians, but also a little bit of trying to cool down tensions inside of turkey. nato is trying to keep this from escalating into a full war, but from the syrian perspective, this nato warning certainly puts the feeling that if there is a w
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 8:00am PDT
with the taliban and they've now collapsed, this as nato commander's try to find a new way to boost stability in the region as forces begin to head home. national security correspondent jennifer griffin has the details from the pentagon. how seriously did the u.s. military take these peace talks with the taliban. >> not very. this was essentially a state-department-led idea from with some backing from the white house and the president's national security advisers over at the white house when richard holbrooke was still alive as ambassador and envoy to pakistan he backed the idea because many military commander's believed you could not shoot yourself out of this war, out of the war in afghanistan. the pentagon also never believed that they could negotiate he with elements loyal to mullah omar or the a cane the aquani network. the pentago taliban doesn't specialize in talking but in shooting. they were willing to give it a chance but they didn't really believe, many of the generals i've spoken to that it would get off the ground. gregg: what are officials saying about where the talks
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 8:00am PDT
this visit to nato? >> one of the main aims of the visit to brussels will be aligned together in the wake of all of these insider attacks. >> we have to remain committed to the principles and togetherness. we want to help afghanistan security government itself. as i said to my fellow ministers, we have come too far, far too many battles, we have spilled too much blood. not to finish the job we were all about. >> he also took the opportunity to announce a change in command. read general -- marine general job will take his place in november. he will face more in november. jon: so what are the other details? >> the war officially ended last december with more than 200 iraqis killed that month alone. a series of deadly bombings before major prison break last month that set free some of most dangerous al qaeda linked terrorist. the u.s. intelligence estimates estimate that as many as 2500 al qaeda people are living in five training camps in iraq. u.s. officials that estimate that in afghanistan, there are less than 100 separate from the taliban. jon: jennifer, thank you so much for giving
FOX News
Oct 10, 2012 11:00am EDT
of military training teams. upnt shortage.urtop what else came out of this visit to nato? >>ne of the main aims of the visit to brussels will be aligned together in the wake of all of these insiderat. to pipadi togetherness. we want tohelp afghanistan security government itself. as i said to my fellow ministers, w have come too far, far too manytl, we have spild tomuchbod toniejew about. >> he also took the opportunity to announce a change in command. ad ee - a general job will take his place in november. joso what are the other details? >> the war officially enlast december with more tn 200 is ilone se oadoms before major prison break last month that set free some of most dangerous al qaeda linked terrorist. the u.s. intelligenc estimates esmatet man a a eareliving in five training camps in iraq. u.s. officials tht estimate that in afghanistan, there are less than 100 separate from the taban. th egore f a: ima o suspecd terrorism and trade terror network busted in france. they found bomb making materials as part of the investigation, what they are calling an exemely dangous terrorist
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